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Apr 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
as amended. item 17. supervisor mar. >> supervisor mar: colleagues you have before you and amended version of the resolution urging city college sf; i want to thank my colleagues but also trustees from the college board and community members for giving us lots of input as we brought it to the budget committee where it was amended with suggestions from supervisor avalos and -- advocates. those amendments are included in your version which came out of committee with unanimous support. i also want to say that city college is an incredible institution. some of the call at the heart of san francisco because so many of us are connected directly, like supervisor yee being a product and many of us having taking classes , or having had family members. it helps to transform lives and provides access to people from all backgrounds; for immigrants it has allowed them to learn english. for laid-off garment workers from chinatown to ancient, it has allowed them to get retraining so they can support . their families with better income . but it is really an amazing place many of us when we fought for the
Apr 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
call vote will enact this item. >> supervisor mar. >> thank you. colleagues, there's a simple typographical error so i'd like to urge you to support the amended version that's in front of all of you. and this simply pro claims san francisco's 2013 as the year of the child in coordination with many different statewide organizations from the first five commission to the california state association of counties, which i am the rep to. so, i urge your support. thank you. and support for the amendment and as amended as well. >> colleagues, supervisor mar has made a motion to amend his resolution. can i have a second to that? seconded by supervisor campos. and if we can take that motion amended without objection, that should be the case. and on the underlying resolution as amended, madam clerk, can you call the roll? >> supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor
Apr 18, 2013 11:44pm PDT
inspection commission. i would like everyone to turn off devices. roll call. president mccarthy, mar, here, commissioner lee, here, mccray, present, melgar here, and commissioner -- is excuse. >> because of time restriction here we would like to propose some changes to the agenda and move them to the next full meetings. >> yes. >> what i'm suggesting is formula retail in the upper market ncd proposed planning commission policy that would establish a methodology for determining the concentration of formula retail and set the appropriate level of concentration for formula retail in the upper market neighborhood nct and ncd. preliminary recommendation: adoption -- seven and the dbi. i recommend we continue that to the next full commission meeting. >> could i go go ahead and second on that. >> thank you. those items seven, eight and 9 will be continued to the next meeting and mccarthy you are okay with that. you indicated that you are okay with that. i received a note that you are okay with continuing that. >> yes. that one i'm okay to continue with it. i don't have a real detailed update. >>
Apr 16, 2013 3:55pm PDT
to thank supervisors mar -- supervisor mar for his kind comments, and supervisor avalos for fine reading of a wonderful poem and the haiku to the mayor during question time which i saw. and all the supervisors for considering that the legacy of san francisco in a way depends upon the continuation of the legacy of the poetry arts in san francisco. also to my fellow poets and other kind comments and contributions today, and to the laureate alejandro magia, i poem today is a third of the traditional trip let of haikus that form a traditional haiku, just a small one, written after i read the agenda. public interest. the winds and blossoms of spring have no lobbyists. one more time. public interest. the winds and blossoms of spring have no lobbyists. thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker. >>> hello, good afternoon. my name is douglas [speaker not understood]. just for the record, the sacred heart teams were staring at you. i did notice all 11 of you were properly seated and looking, looking like you were paying attention. so, thank you for doing that. just for the record, i went to
Apr 16, 2013 1:55pm PDT
mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, all members are present. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, before we do the pledge of allegiance, i'd like to ask that we take a moment to recognize the victims of yesterday's boston marathon tragedy. [moment of silence] >> thank you very much. and ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues, we have our march 12, 2013 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor breed. without objection, those meeting minutes are adopted. [gavel] >> madam clerk, do we have any communications? >> there are no communications, mr. president. >> and if you could read our consent agenda. >> items 1 through 14 are considered routine. if a member objects, an item may be removed and
Apr 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> supervisor kim: present m1 >> supervisor mar:present >> could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag pl3 of the united states of america, pl4 and to the republicpl5 for which it stands. indivisible,pl6 one nation, under god,pl7 with liberty and justicepl8 for all. >> president chiu: collies we have our march 19th, 2013 board minutes. could we have a motion to approve. second by farrell. minutes approved. madam clerk clerk you have any communications? >> no communications. >> the mayor may address the board for five minutes. follow-up questions are in order as long as the entire discussion does not exceed five minutes per supervisor. >> president chiu: thank you madam clerk, we want to welcome back mr. mayor back to the board chamber. >> mayor lee: good afternoon supervisors and members of the public. i would like to begin my remarks by mentioning of course the tragic and unspeakable events that occurred in boston last week. our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who were lost and those who have been injured. events like this are dev
Apr 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >> farrell? >> present. >> kim? >> kim, present. >> commissioner mar? >> mar, absent. >> tang in present. >> weiner? >> absent. >> yee, absent, we have a quorum. >> very good, could you call the next item. >> approval of the minutes of the march 26, 2013 meeting this is an action item. >> any comments or questions on the minutes, we will go to public comment, two minutes and seeing none, for public comment, we will close public comment. >> and item number two, commission avalos? >> aye. >> breed? >> aye. >> campos. >> aye. >> chiu. >> aye. >> cohen aye. >> ferrill. >> aye. >> kim? >> aye. >> mar? >> mar, absent. >> and commissioner tang in >> aye. >> weiner >> aye. >> yee, yee absent. item passes. >> very good. our next item please. >> three, this chair's report this san information item. >> okay, good morning, colleagues, i would like to commend everyone who participated and took part in the nation's first walk to workday. held last friday april 12th and i want to congratulate the individuals and organization to help this become a great event i was not able to participate that day due t
Apr 16, 2013 10:25am PDT
. commissioner mar? >> present. >> yee? present. we have a quorum. >> i'd like to thank nona melkonian and jesse larsen for televising us today. we have 8 items on the agenda this morning. could you please call item number 1? item 2. >> right. item number 2, approve the minutes of the march 19, 2013 meeting. this is an action item. >> seeing no comments, colleagues, let's open this up for public comment. is there anyone from the public that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues, can we move this forward without objection? >> so moved. >> thank you. [gavel] >> please call the next aye tim, ms. cheng. >> item 3 is citizens advisory committee report. this is a information item. >> thank you. i don't see mr. flanagan here -- oh. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> items 4 and 5 passed unanimously. for the item 6, the cac unanimously adopted a motion for support of recommending designated of lead of agencies at its march 27 meeting. the cac was briefed on information about item 7. that concludes my report. >> thank you, mr. flanagan. thank you. so, t
Apr 16, 2013 2:55pm PDT
of solutions that i'm fulfilling. so, again, thank you, supervisor mar, for working with me on this effort. we wanted to introduce this legislation a few weeks ago, but i thought it was important to take some extra time to consult and collaborate with merchants, residents and neighborhood leaders in the haight. we have reached the compromise that reflects everyone's input although everyone is not completely satisfied with the outcome. i wanted to thank the recreation and parks department for working with my office and the community to find creative ways to find amenities in our parks and activate under utilized space and i look forward to seeing more bikes in albert lake and throughout san francisco. the other thing that's happening and actually just started this past weekend happened, happens every year in japantown, the northern california cherry blossom festival. this is the 46th anian cherry blossom festival. and this weekend the festival will be on both saturday and sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in japantown located primarily at polk street where it crosses webster. so, i hope you w
Apr 19, 2013 2:14am PDT
. farrell no. supervisor kim? kim no. supervisor mar. mar no. supervisor tang. tang no. supervisor wiener. wiener no. supervisor yee? yee no. there are 11 no's. >> the ordinance has failed. [gavel] >> item 26. >> item 26 is a resolution determining the issuance of a type 22 on sale beer and wine premises license located at 54 3 2nd street will serve the public convenience. >> roll call. >> on item 26, supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 27. >> item 27 is a resolution determining that the issuance of a type 21 off-sale general license for fm smokes and wines located at 57 new montgomery street will serve the public convenience. >> can we do this same house same call, colleagues? without objection, this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 28. >> item 2
Apr 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
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Apr 19, 2013 2:44am PDT
have just two things today. today supervisor mar and i are introducing a resolution to add new bike rental locations on rec and park department property. this legislation will strengthen the city's transit first policy by increasing the sensible to alternative modes of transportation. the bike vendor park ride has been a trusted proven company operate intion city parks for the past couple of years. they're existing in very popular locations or downtown, in the marina and in golden gate park. providing customers the unique hop on, hop off ability to pick up a bike at one location and drop it off at another. i am excited to be a co-sponsor to these new bike locations at the east entrance of golden gate park located at alvers lake and at a small portion of the ocean beach parking lot which will connect the existing locations. the added locations will make it even more attractive for visitors and residents to travel by bike in san francisco. they will provide a valuable public amenity in our parks and they will activate the space as they serve. district 5's all bert lake in particular i
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
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Apr 20, 2013 9:44pm PDT
of the committee eric mar is not able to be here, he has another meeting that is happening at the same time unfortunately, so if we could have a motion to excuse supervisor mar? >> the motion. >> moved. >> the motion by supervisor yee, is there any comment on that? >> without objection, that motion carries supervisor mar is excused. mr. clerk if you could please call item number one. >> a hearing to consider issuance of a type 42 on sale beer and witness license to ferris ferdon for ferdon... >> and to just to note that this item is agendaized as a committee report because of the timing of the committee prior meetings and how long this process has taken for this application, that was important for us to have the opportunity to forward it to the board on a more expedited basis, so with that, i will turn it over to the applicant, ferris ferdon. >> good morning. >> i have never done this before. >> you could just tell us a little bit about what you are trying to do, and the reason for the request and if you could talk a little bit about the out reach that you have done that would be helpful. >
Apr 17, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >> members based on your request supervisor mar we did take a look at the varies information and the costs of the services. there are very few the elections department charges those entities that are not part of the city and county for the cost of those elections so the school is charged if there's a partial tax and those are based on the actual costs of the inclusion of the items in the ballot and the voting cards address so forth. for fiscal 11, 12 they charged $284,000 this was for the candidate. this was charging for the discounted rate and that number it one through 7. and the public i tilts commission also charges the community college 2 hundred and 407 thousand for the lease of the southeast community facility and however the city pays rent to the excellently for that the college pace 2 hundred and 7 thousand and the puc subsidies the power so the total cost to the excellently in the departments proximate $2.26 million in this past fiscal year on the second page. there's some detail on the elections in prior years it ranges between $20,300,000 depending upon the items on the voter p
Apr 17, 2013 11:30am PDT
want to speak please come forward. >> hi i wanted to thank you supervisor mar for hosting this hearing. obviously city college for san francisco is a vital resource. we build student leader to address entity issues we're working to close the remarkable achievement gaps. we are experiencing layoffs and the students are many, many ways facing the crisis. i wanted to talk briefly about some recently data that was released that kind of speaks to the achievement gap. in the remedial classes only 25 percent of students who start at the city college in a remedial math class are able to move up. into a college level class. their less than a 40 percent completion degree such as african-american students. i want to acknowledge that city college is out performing in this state and we can do better. i also want to say that kohlman advocates and smack support more resources coming from waving fees or general fund support >> thank you. monthly that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment is closed. i wanted to first thank everyone for coming out and we'll continue to reach out to scott and
Apr 16, 2013 2:25pm PDT
is adopted. [gavel] >> item 30. >> item 30 is a motion appointing supervisor eric mar term ending june 20, 2013 to the association of bay area executive government board. >> colleagues, can we have a motion to excuse supervisor mar? motion by -- can we have a motion to excuse supervisor mar? motion by supervisor farrell, seconded by supervisor cohen. without objection he shall be excused. roll call vote on the motion. >> supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed. breed aye. supervisor campos. campos aye. supervisor chiu. chiu aye. supervisor cohen. cohen aye. supervisor farrell. farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. there are 10 aye. >> the motion is approved. [gavel] >> and we'stion, it's right before 2:30. i wanted to see if supervisors avalos and yee have special commend asianvs. i was wondering if your folks were here or if we should go to roll call. supervisor avalos? yours is here? why don't we, colleagues, if we can, without objection, move into our 2:30 special order so we can start acknowledg
Apr 16, 2013 5:19pm PDT
the basic explanation of what's written in that chart. >> commissioner mar? >> and mr. fried, are you including the community college board as well? >> anything that the general public elects, and we know what is elected here in san francisco, when we're looking at other places, some of them have health districts so we're trying to figure out, does it make sense and maybe this is a good question for the commission, how far down the list of offices are we looking, school board, college board, board of supervisors, what is it, five city offices, or do we want to go farther down with some place that elects a health department person or something like that, we need to figure out how far done we go, and that will probably determine what's available online because mostly all of our research is going to be online, we're not looking to go and start talking to every single county of department of elections, and if we can get enough information from that, that's what our report will be based on. >> okay, thank you. no other comments from the commission, so we can go on to our next item. >> item
Apr 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
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Apr 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
and mar and the vice chair is out sick today. i would like to thank the members of sfgtv for covering this meeting today as well as the clerk of the committee mr. victor young. mr. clerk, do we have any announcements? >> yes, silence all cell phones and electronic devices and complete the speaker cards and any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be on the 16th april, board of agenda. >> could you call item number one? >> item number one, resolution approving the acquisition of 30 aviggation easements from the various property owners of the san mateo county required for the san francisco international airport's notice insulation program. >> we have john up dike director of real estate. >> it is the approval of the acquisition of 30 avigation easements within a certain noise insulation program, run by the san francisco airport in san mateo county and so the item seeks your approval of those easements as well as the findings relative to the general plan of conformity. this is a long-standing program as outlined very t
Apr 16, 2013 11:25am PDT
. so, we can move to -- commissioner kim. >> thank you. thank you, chair mar. i really hope we can get this presentation at the joint select committee because i think it's really important that our -- the members of our board of education get this information as well. and i think this will be very informative. >> um-hm, we've been in communication with your aide and it may be at the call of the chair or whenever you call us, we'll be there. >> great. thank you so much. >> thank you. ms. cheng, please call the next item. >> item 8, transportation investment and growth strategy development approach. this is an information item. >> thank you. and we have staff presentation. >> good morning, chair mar and committee members. [speaker not understood], i'm a planner. i'll be presenting this item that begins on page 125 of your packet and note that sarah dunn phillips from the planning department is also here and will be speaking during part of the presentation. so, this is an information item on something that is called the transportation investment and growth strategies. i'm going to explain
Apr 17, 2013 10:44pm PDT
comment on this item? >> i have a question. mr. mar. i don't have any problems with the way it's written. i just have a question in terms of the notice that's given for the request because what's happened in the past, the person that asked for the continuance didn't give enough notice which means we already put it on the agenda which means it was public and that if any neighbors or somebody wanted to come and speak, they didn't get enough notice that we had granted a continuance. are we going to have a requirement that somehow the notice part is also taken into consideration. i don't mind granting the continuance as instead but there is some responsibility so we don't post it and all of a sudden we change the agenda and people either show up and not get to be heard or they don't make plans to show up at the following. >> once it's agendaized, we shouldn't grant it. >> i think the rule is the responsibility. if it comes in at the 11th and it's communicated to you, commissioner clinch, then presumably the reasons may come and it maybe on the agenda but someone might have had a major medica
Apr 19, 2013 3:14am PDT
. >> thank you, supervisor wiener. my apologies, supervisor mar. supervisor yee. >> it is with heavy hearty would like to adjourn today's meeting in memory of becky lee. becky was tragically killed by a car last week while walking through the sunnyside neighborhood where she lived and worked. this is the third vic telemundo -- victim of traffic fatality, so it's very difficult. becky worked at sunny said elementary school where she was treasured by students and staff alike. this is where i over the years while i was visiting sunnyside elementary school that i had been able to get to know becky. so, she's a very nice woman that i could see why the students and the staff loved her. becky leaves behind her husband and two sons and two daughters in law. i would like to extend my heart felt sympathy to becky's family and friends. the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor yee. supervisor campos asked to be re-referred. >> thank you very much, madam clerk. i just wanted to add to the comments by supervisor mar with respect to carlos ramirez. it is really hard to imagine the mission without carlo
Apr 19, 2013 1:14pm PDT
sat april 20th until 11:30. will it cover districts 1 and 4 for supervisors mar and tang. it will be held and george washington high school which is 632nd avenue. the second meeting april 22, it will start at 6:00 p.m. and this is for district 10 and 11 with cohen and avalos and will be held at the southeast facility 1800 oak dale avenue. the schedule is available online by going to s f we'll post the schedule on our website early next week. the last item on my report is to talk about our single room occupancy grab bar manual. by way of that crown, when supervisor mar, first propose an ordinance in grab bar in a single occupancy hotel. our office was very supportive of that and we saw how it was going to benefit both seniors and people with disabilities and help them live gracefully in their affordable housing. we had a meetings with the stake holders and staff and i spoke before the building commission and code advisory committee and we participated in the press conferences. this work was done in collaboration with and under the leadership of senior and disabi
Apr 21, 2013 3:44pm PDT
. is there a roll call vote on this item. president mccarthy, aye, mar, yes, clinch, yes, mccray, yes, melgar, yes. the item is approved unanimously. now we need to vote to move item 13 on the agenda. >> if there is no objection, i would like to move item 13. >> second. all all the commissioners in favor? >> ayes. >> any opposed. there is none opposed. pursuant to government code section. in the san francisco administrative code, 67.did 2 item a is there any public comment on all matters pertaining to closed session? seeing none. there is nothing possible to close to convene section. >> i move to closed section. >> second. >> all commissioners in favor. any opposed we are now in closed session. it ready to rec >> now, reconvening from the closed item. item 13 d to vote on whether or not to disclose discussions. to disclose any direction or approval given to the city attorney to prosecute a case. is there a motion to reconvene in open session? >> moved. >> second. single family -- second. >> we are now open session. >> thank you for that. do we need to vote to disclose or not to disclose ? i move
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
including the tenant organizations which worked with supervisors of the most campos, kim, chiu, and mar and they thank them for supporting these important displacement amendments, very, very important. and i hope that we can soon thank other supervisors. according to the department of public works, between 1980 and 2011, 2426 units were converted to condos and notice that i said units. we do not know the numbers of people displaced and no one knows what happened to them. tired, worker, i often woner how much longer the department store clerks that are (inaudible) the home care workers and the hospital workers and the teachers will be able to live in this city where they work, we cannot allow our city to be only for those who can pay a million dollars for housing. so we will come a long, healthy moratorium on conversions. we especially cheer the ones who want affordable replacing housing as the 2500 units go through the conversion process over the next six years after which begins the moratorium. one thought comes to mind on this subject. not everybody can be a home owner but everybody n
Apr 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
hope you can join me in supporting this resolution. thank you. >> president chiu: supervisor mar. m1 >> supervisor mar:thank you to supervisor avalos and also to -- and different groups around the country that are challenging different cities like in seattle. our city has been a leader in addressing climate change historically and it is making great gains in reducing greenhouse emissions for the work of many of us. yes the san francisco retirement system has over half 1 billion dollars invested in fossil fuel companies. we should not be investing our city's pension fund and oil, gas and coal companies many of which are planning to continue to burning massive amounts of carbon into the environment, but rather ensure the safety of the communities and promote renewable alternatives. the city should be making investments consistent with the cleaner plan, support the public good. our pension fund should divest fossil fuels polluting our environment . invest in the energy sources of the future again thank you to supervisor avalos and the many richmond district residents and people througho
Apr 23, 2013 4:00pm PDT
cosponsoring this resolution supervisors avalos, mar and kim. >> thank you supervisor campos. supervisor cohen. >> supervisor cohen: thank very much the day i and introducing and organs establishing formula retail controls on the southern portion of third street. many of you have heard the news about fresh and easy and how it is being discussed, how it's going to be sold. particularly the us market share and how that would potentially and other clothing stores. it took years to attract grocery stores to the -- however, with the potential that they might close the location on thursday i heard loud and clear from many of the constituents, all across our francisco that they want a say in any potential formula retail establishment that takes place. the community worked very hard, fresh and easy, to ensure they were hiring locally and being good neighbors. the neighborhood is also changing rapidly and it is important that we balance more comprehensively any proposal for formal retail in this corridor to make sure it meets the needs of the community without negatively impacting the small business or
Apr 18, 2013 7:14pm PDT
post. >> i would say it's one of the most ugly structure, and it's a barrier between the mar sh and presidio. and this is a place and i brought my dogs and grandchildren and had a picnic lunch and it was memorable to use them when we come here. what would it look like when the design and development is completed. and we are not sure we want an eight lane highway going through this town. and it's a beautiful area in a national seaport area on the planet. >> the road is going to be so different. it's really a park way, and it's a parkway through the national park. and they make the road disapeer to the national park. >> and the road is about 20 feet lower, normally midday, you go through it in two minutes. looking back from the golden gate bridge to presidio, you are more aware of the park land and less of the roads. and the viaduct will parallel the existing one and to the south and can be built while the existing one remains in operation. and the two bridges there with open space between them and your views constantly change and not aware of the traffic in the opposite direction
Apr 23, 2013 4:30pm PDT
farrell:aye >> supervisor kim:aye >> supervisor mar:aye >> supervisor tang:aye >> supervisor wiener:aye >> supervisor yee:aye >> supervisor avalos:aye there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: the resolution is adopted, the motion is approved. madam clerk and we go to item 25. >> in motion that the board of supervisors convene in a close section on april 23rd regarding existing litigation are turning to consolidate cases regarding the transient occupancy tax in which the city is a defendant pursuant to government code -- administrative code section 67.10 d1 which permits this post section. >> president chiu: at this time can we have a motion to go into closed section? is there any public comment on whether we should go into closed session? is there any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. with that, without objection that's going to closed section. if i could ask members of the public if you could please step out. and look forward to our city attorney and others stepping in. (board of supervisors in closed session)
Apr 16, 2013 10:00pm PDT
submit. >> thank you, supervisor cohenedthv supervisor farrell. supervisor kim. ~. supervisor mar. >> thank you. colleagues, today in light of the devastating events at the boston marathon, i'm calling for a hearing on how our city is prepared to prevent similar occurrences from happening here at our numerous marathons, large open public events, and other civic activities. as you're aware, san francisco is host to dozens of world class events, some large scale concerts in golden gate park, yacht races. many of these events occur in district 1, but all of our districts are impacted by some way. the purpose of the hearing is to ensure that our residents -- to ensure our residents that we have adequate safety and emergency response measures in place and plan as well, and to allay any fears that may have arisen as a result of the bombings in boston. and again, condolances and -- condolances to the families and many that were injured as well. i have complete confidence in our law enforcement agencies and yet it is always a good idea to review and refine our strategies and raise public
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